Richard Billingham, the director from the United Kingdom, was awarded with the third New Filmmaker Award by IWC and BFI (British Film Institute) in London on Oct.10. There were many super stars presenting the celebration banquet, including the popular actor Rosamund Pike and Lzzy Bizu who sang a song to celebrate this grand event. There were also so many outstanding representatives from various field of the film, music, fashion and culture gathering together to witness that who would get the bonus of 50, 000 pounds.
The IWC New Filmmaker Award was jointly issued by popular copy IWC watch and BFI, aiming to commend the film talents in UK. Meanwhile, it supports many new scriptwriter and director in the early stages of their career. Richard Billingham’s “Ray & Liz” was chosen from more than a thousand works. Amanda Nevill, the chief executive of the British Film Institute said that IWC could be considered as the perfect cooperative paragon, providing the practical assistance to the passionate new filmmakers.
On the banquet, Richard Billingham was also given a black leather strap fake IWC as gift. What he wore to attend the banquet was the silver dial IWC watch. He thanked a lot to the IWC New Filmmaker Award for it has solved the problem of funds and time limitation.